Transportation Information

Contact: Danielle Albert

Latest News


06-07-2021
Reminder: Form FT Revisions Required for Certain COVID Transportation Expenditures

An FAQ has been posted on education law changes in the 2021-22 Enacted State Budget governing eligibility of certain COVID transportation expenditures for state transportation aid. This FAQ includes detailed instructions on revising 2019-20 claims for 2020-21 aid in SAMS. As a result of the changes in the 2021-22 enacted budget, school districts will most likely need to revise their 2020-21 SAMS Claim Year (2019-20 school year) submission. All revisions must be submitted in SAMS before June 30, 2021.


05-03-2021
Eligibility of Certain COVID Transportation Expenditures for State Transportation Aid

An FAQ has been posted on education law changes in the 2021-22 Enacted State Budget governing eligibility of certain COVID transportation expenditures for state transportation aid.  This FAQ includes detailed instructions on revising 2019-20 claims for 2020-21 aid in SAMS. 


05-03-2021
Eligibility of Certain COVID Transportation Expenditures for State Transportation Aid

An FAQ has been posted on education law changes in the 2021-22 Enacted State Budget governing eligibility of certain COVID transportation expenditures for state transportation aid.  This FAQ includes detailed instructions on revising 2019-20 claims for 2020-21 aid in SAMS. 


03-16-2021
On March 16, 2021, the Non-Allowable Pupil Decimal (NAPD) Preparation and Filing memo was emailed to all School District State Aid Designees. Additional information and a list of districts required to file the NAPD worksheet using 2020-21 school year data is now available..
NAPD Information


09-24-2020
Statewide Interest Rate for Assumed Amortizations of Transportation Capital Expenses for the 2020-21 Aid Year
Transportation Capital Expense Statewide Average Interest Rates


08-20-2020
Bus borrowing information on Schedule F6 is required by September 4 in order for the State Aid Office to calculate a statewide average interest rate for transportation capital assumed amortization calculations.
Information regarding 2020-21 SAMS Schedule F6 filing


7-17-2020
Reminder
How to Properly Execute and File Transportation Contracts to Prevent Aid Deductions


09-20-2019
Statewide Interest Rate for Assumed Amortizations of Transportation Capital Expenses for the 2019-20 Aid Year
Transportation Capital Expense Statewide Average Interest Rates


08-06-2019
Important Reminder: Bus borrowing information on Schedule F6 is required by September 1 in order for the State Aid Office to calculate a statewide average interest rate for transportation capital assumed amortization calculations.
Information regarding 2019-20 SAMS Schedule F6 filing


10-23-2017
New Automated Bus Purchase System Now Available in 2017-18 SAMS!
Release Announcement and District Guidance
SAMS Bus Purchase System Manual for District Users


09-26-2017
Statewide Interest Rate for Assumed Amortizations of Transportation Capital Expenses for the 2017-18 Aid Year
Transportation Capital Expense Statewide Average Interest Rates


06-13-2017
Bus Purchase Approval Automation Project:
Announcement & Preliminary Guidance (PDF doc 115 KB)


9-13-2013
Guidance on Funding and Reporting for Transportation of UPK Students
06-04-2009
Understanding the Transportation Aid Output Report
A PowerPoint Presentation (powerpoint presentation 774 KB)
Last Updated: June 7, 2021